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Your Career Navigator Are you looking to start or develop your career in health and social care?

Are you wondering which pathway to take to start or develop your career? Scroll down for more information on what's available to help you find the right career for YOU in Health and Social Care

Current Vacancies

Click below to see and apply for the current vacancies on offer in Surrey?

Watch the video to find out more about some of the care and support roles we have on offer within Surrey

Do you have the right values, skills and attitudes to work in a health and care role?

Visit the websites below to see if you have got what it takes

What qualifications will I need to work in Health and Social Care?

It will depend upon which role you choose to apply for and the qualifications needed will be specified in the job profile but you will need to have a good level of literacy and numeracy for all roles. If you haven't already got GCSE Grade 4/C or above in English and Maths or Level 2 Functional Skills, you will need to work towards achieving this level and may be eligible for a fully funded Functional Skills course

Functional Skills

Having good literacy, numeracy and I.C.T. skills are important for any role within the health and social care sector

You skills will be assessed during the recruitment and selection process

The areas you may be assessed on may include: English, Maths, I.T, knowledge of the role and the organisation you are applying to

Would you like to know what level of English/Maths/I.C.T you are currently working at?

If you are not currently working at Level 2, you may be eligible to join a fully funded English/Maths course

If you would like to attend classes to improve your skills and gain a nationally accredited qualification, please use the link below and click the ‘Apply Now’ button to apply to join a course. You will then be contacted by Professional Training Solutions who will ask you to complete a short assessment so thy can allocate you a space on a course at the right level for you.

If the classroom option is not for you, see below for alternative ways of upskilling

Are you looking to get into the health and care sector or progress to a higher level or another role?

Access Career Development Sessions

We are working with the National Careers Service to offer you the opportunity to access 1:1 careers coaching at venues across Surrey in Camberley, Epsom, Guildford, Redhill, Staines, Weybridge, Woking

  • Assess you skills
  • Find the right course
  • Get new qualifications
  • Develop your CV
  • Improve your interview techniques
  • Understand the local job market
  • Progress into work

For free, confidential and impartial advice: Telephone: 0800 100 900

If you need any further careers advice please contact your Career Navigator: Helen Beckenham

Email: helen.beckenham@.nhs.net Mobile: 07917 243985

This page has been created by Surrey Heartlands Health and Care Partnership

Surrey Heartlands is a partnership of health and care organisations working together – with staff, patients, their carers, families and members of the public – to transform local services and support people to live healthier lives. For further information please see the Surrey Heartlands web page.

If you are a school/college leaver or Careers Adviser you can find additional information on careers in health and social care by clicking the link below

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